LEGAL COMMUNITY:
BAR EVENTS & ACTIVITIES


As a service to our members, diversity bar associations, and other legal-affiliated organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events. 

To request your event be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place, registration details and costs to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.  The list of CWBA events may be found on our Events Calendar.


October 20, 2021 - Sisters In Law: A Five-Part Series Honoring Justices Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg 


Theatre Or and Tattered Cover present Honoring Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a free webinar series designed as community outreach in association with the Colorado premiere of the play Sisters In Law by Jonathan Shapiro, produced by Theatre Or in association with Elzabeth Weber, Dale Franzen, and Don Franzen. Based on the bestseller by Linda Hirshman, the play explores the relationship between Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first two women to become Supreme Court Justices. Its purpose is educational - to provide the public with more insight into these iconic women and their careers, accomplishments, and legacy. It is also designed to illuminate the artistic process in bringing this double biography to life on the stage. The play runs September 25 - October 31 at the John Hand Theater in Lowry. Webinars began September 2 and run through October 20 with specific dates, topics, and participants listed below. 

This webinar series is proudly sponsored by the following: The League of Women Voters, The Colorado Bar Association, The Denver Bar Association, Boulder Jewish Community Center, The National Council of Jewish Women, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Tierney Lawrence LLC, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP, University Lending Corporation, and The University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

NEXT WEBINAR:

    Legal Reform - Wednesday, October 20 | 6:30 p.m.

    Taking the Legacy segment one step further, the panelists for this segment will explore with prize-winning journalist Dahlia Lithwick 
    the necessity of legal system reform including the subtopic of court reform. Is it needed? Why or why not?

    Participants:

    • Rebecca Kourlis - Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice, founder of IAALS (Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System), and Principal Aegis ADR
    • David Yellen - Chief Executive Officer of IAALS
    • Moderator: Dahlia Lithwick - Lawyer, writer and journalist for Slate, who writes about law and politics in the United States
    Click here to register.

    Attend SISTERS IN LAW, the play! 

    October 9, 2021 - Colorado Black Women for Political Action 43rd Annual Tribute To Black Women Luncheon


    For over forty years, volunteer-run CBWPA has been honoring Black women and teens from all walks of life. This year they are honoring Black women who are Holding Up Democracy! These are Black women leaders who are champions of democracy and have demonstrated authentic and meaningful work in a community actively engaged in the electoral process. They are honoring women in the following categories: Art, Community, Education, Politics, Public Health, Youth, and Legend.

    2021 Tribute to Black Women Honorees:

    • Art Category: Adri Norris
    • Community: Topazz McBride
    • Education: Antoinette Foster
    • Politics: Judge Jill Dorancy
    • Public Health: Dr. Sheila Davis
    • Youth: Aniya Beasley
    • Legend: Cleo Parker-Robinson

    Special remarks from Rep Maxine Waters, Rep Ayanna Presley, and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms! Black female comedian and actor, Janea Burris, is our Mistress of Ceremonies.

    The 43rd Annual Tribute to Black Women Luncheon & awards ceremony will be held at the Hyatt Regency (13200 E. 14th Place, Aurora, CO 80011), from 12:00pm – 2:00pm. Doors open at 11 a.m.

    Ticket packages, ads, and sponsorships are available, with opportunities for businesses and vendors to participate in the Black Marketplace and silent auction.

    Please visit the website for tickets and more information (CBWPA.org). For questions, contact Luncheon Chair, Gequinn Mattox at luncheon@cbwpa.org.

    They have made some adjustments to the event due to COVID. Please email info@cbwpa.org for details. 


    October 12 & 14, 2021 - American Board of Trial Advocates: Civility Matters

    October 12, 2021 - 4 p.m.
    University of Colorado Law School

    October 14, 2021 - 4 p.m.
    University of Denver Sturm College of Law School



    October 22, 2021 - Colorado LGBT Bar Association 2021 Annual Awards Dinner

    Seawell Ballroom at the DCPA
    6 - 9 P.M.


    This year's Attorney of the Year is Jon Olafson, Partner at Lewis Brisbois. Our Ally of the Year is Judge Ted C. Tow III, on the Colorado Court of Appeals.

    All proceeds from this event will benefit the Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The mission and vision of the Colorado LGBT Bar Foundation is to promote the charitable and educational work of the Colorado LGBT Bar Association, to advance LGBT individuals in the law, and to protect and empower Colorado’s LGBT community as a whole.

    Click here for Sponsorship and Ticket Information.


    October 21, 2021 - Colorado Lawyers Committee 2021 Annual Awards Luncheon



    Keynote speaker Lee Gelernt is a lawyer at the ACLU’s national office in New York, where he currently holds the positions of deputy director of the national Immigrants’ Rights Project, and director of the project’s Access to the Courts Program.

    Click here for details and registration information.  CWBA members receive a discounted ticket of $60 (the usual ticket is $75).     


    March 30, 2022 - Colorado Women's Hall of Fame Celebration for Class of 2020 Inductees

    Save the date!  Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Seawell Ballroom
    March 30, 2022    5:30 - 9 p.m.
    Ticket details coming soon


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